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flying bomb Line breaks: fly¦ing bomb

Definition of flying bomb in English:


A small pilotless aircraft with an explosive warhead, especially a V-1.
Example sentences
  • It seems a little ridiculous to make fairly complex aircraft into flying bombs, which is likely the reason behind the move to the ‘Project F’ and its no-frills design.
  • Barrage balloon cables tore the wings off more than 200 V-1 flying bombs during 1944-5.
  • Altogether, just over 10,000 flying bombs were launched against England.
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